By: Pamela Moore, MS, RHIA, CCS, CRC
Professional Services Project Manager
The Greek philosopher Socrates once said, ‘The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.’ Change isn’t easy—particularly in healthcare where it can have a cascading effect on people, processes, and revenue.
Socrates was right. There’s no sense in looking backwards. However, unlike many changes in healthcare, there’s one recent change that should actually make physicians’ lives a little easier: the new Evaluation and Management (E/M) guidelines for Office Services that took effect January 1, 2021.